Government and Politics

Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 10
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, Democrat John Fetterman, may have gotten under somebody’s skin. A provision slipped into lame-duck...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —After several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump protested the election results and marched to the Supreme Court,...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —The presidential race was in limbo in 2000 when outgoing President Bill Clinton let then-Gov. George W. Bush read the ultra-secret...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 6
PHILADELPHIA — During a Pennsylvania court hearing this week on one of the election lawsuits brought by President Donald Trump, a judge asked a...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 5
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Twenty years ago, in a different time and under far different circumstances than today, it took five weeks of Florida recounts...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The reelection defeat of U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson in Minnesota and some key retirements mean a...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania counties ground through ballot counting Tuesday, a week after voting concluded in a high-turnout battleground election that...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 4
HARRISBURG (AP) —President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a lawsuit to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania, suing Monday...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump campaign’s strategy to file a barrage of lawsuits challenging President-elect Joe Biden’s win is more about providing...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 8
Joe Biden shored up the Democrats’ “blue wall,” —more sturdily in Michigan, more tenuously in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — to rebuild the party’s...
Published on November 8, 2020 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning...
Published on November 8, 2020 - Page 1
Chanting “This isn’t over! and “Stop the steal,” supporters of President Donald Trump protested at state capitols across the country Saturday,...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day. The long, exacting work...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 5
ATLANTA (AP) — Advocates for both presidential candidates raced to find every person in Georgia who submitted a flawed ballot before time ran out...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 8
ATLANTA (AP) —Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff will face off in a Jan. 5 runoff in Georgia for Perdue’s Senate seat. It’s...
Published on November 7, 2020 - Page 14
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania voters have returned at least 17 incumbent members to Congress, with one race undecided, and have elected the first...
Published on November 6, 2020 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — With votes still being counted, President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to undermine confidence in the nation’s election, making...
Published on November 6, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized President Donald Trump’s unsupported claim Democrats are trying to “steal” the election...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden won the battleground prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, reclaiming a key part of the “blue wall” that slipped...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 1
HARRISBURG (AP) —Hundreds of Pennsylvania political candidates and their supporters followed vote counting closely Wednesday, watching downballot...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 6
Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump chanting “Stop the count!” descended on a ballot-tallying center in Detroit on Wednesday, while...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 7
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If Texas was a battleground, the results were lopsided. A historic turnout of 11 million voters, an avalanche of spending and a...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The election scrambled seats in the House and Senate but ultimately left Congress much like it began, deeply split as voters...
Published on November 5, 2020 - Page 10
The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, because there were roughly 1 million votes left to be...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won Florida, the nation’s most prized battleground state, as he and Democrat Joe Biden on Tuesday battled to...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Republicans are keeping their legal options open to challenge absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, if the battleground state could...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of the Senate tightened Tuesday after Democrats picked up a seat in Colorado, but suffered a setback in...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 10
The nationwide push to legalize marijuana gained momentum Tuesday with victories in Arizona and New Jersey, and Louisiana voters affirmed an anti-...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 10
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania voters turned out in large numbers Tuesday for an election that produced few of the glitches some had feared, leaving...
Published on November 4, 2020 - Page 11
WASHINGTON — Just past noon on Election Day, after casting her vote where the NBA’s Wizards and NHL’s Capitals play, Mary Pittman exited through one...